Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


World Dance

Julie Searles, director

The World Dance program seeks to provide the Wheaton Community with dance opportunities, exploring dance traditions from a variety of cultures found around the globe.

Mande Dance

Mande Dance with Seydou and Issa Coulibaly

Experiential exposure to culture, through vital and dynamic expressive forms such as dance and music, enhances our consideration of and interaction with the fascinating choices people make as they go about their daily lives. Through weekly classes, workshops and special events World Dance contributes a significant dimension of diversity to campus life, to further intellectual, physiological and spiritual understanding of what it is to be human--alive and well at Wheaton College.

All classes are free and take place in the Ellison Dance Studio in the Balfour Hood Center. Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, extended Wheaton Community members are welcome!

See a listing of upcoming classes to the right, or take a look at a list of some of the different classes we've offered in the past.

Funding currently supported by Wheaton's World Dance Program, Venture Fund, Senate Fund, the Marshall Center, Worldfest and the Helen Tobin World Dance Fund.

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